Are you more intrigued by visual problems -- analysis, influences, evolution over time; problems of meaning -- symbolism, literary influences, historical reference; theory or social context?
Pages should be numbered consecutively throughout the thesis. In choosing your topic, keep in mind the following criteria: Always note the source of the illustration. Be consistent in the forms you use for your footnotes or endnotes. Pages should not be duplexed. This gives you a chance to evaluate the literature from various points of view.
American Pop Art also evolved round the fifties, it had major European influences states Osterworld Pg Probably all of you will need to use Prospector and Interlibrary Loan.
Guided by change in society a younger generation of artist were starting to shine through. You may choose to analyze works of art from several angles. This will help your professor make sure you are searching effectively.
Working on a topic you know little about or have little background for would be a considerable handicap. Longer papers are discouraged. Your thesis should include the following material, in the following order: On the other hand, there are many contemporary artists whose work has been extensively studied.
McCarthy, Pop Art, Pg Topics involving very contemporary art and architecture are particularly tricky. Movement in Modern art: Osterworld, Pop Art, pg 63 Pop Culture and Pop art was being refereed to mass popular culture rather than works of art by stated Osterworld, Pg The reference librarians can help you with computer searches.
Remember to do this before creating your Table of Contents. Make sure that you know how to use all the functions of the software that you will need for your thesis.
The same goes for photocopies of important articles, sections of books, etc. Your topic must be in an area of art history in which you have already taken a course.
Devise a uniform manner of doing this and write the references out in a standard bibliographical form. Leave enough time after your reading and research for careful critical thought and evaluation.
This statement is taken from McCarthy, Pg However, you should avoid topics on which our library has nothing. Many students have found the Writing Center greatly helpful throughout the thesis process.
I have looked into the background and context, the key players and their work, the themes and styles associated with Pop Art as well as the reaction to the movement. If you are using your own computer be sure that your software is compatible with that in the college labs so that you can print out your thesis without complications.
They should include copies of your illustrations. Jot down any thoughts for further work, ideas of the moment, things to do, books to request from Interlibrary Loan, etc. The first stage of British Pop Art had focussed on performed media imagery, then the changed in society that brought along the second phrase of Pop Art stated Osterworld Pg Lictenstien provided an insight into how images played an important role in the war, he used images of guns but never shown a victim he only used heroin text to describe the violent act, stated Honnef, Pg A thesis statement: tells the reader how you will interpret the significance of the subject matter under discussion.
is a road map for the paper; in other words, it tells the reader what to expect from the rest of the paper. There was some truth in Rosenberg statement Pop Art had revealed the tensions of a moment that is was in trouble, the boom of the economy which helped Pop Art raise to success this was than shattered by the anxiety of.
Pradip Malde Classes Aggregate site for all classes taught by Pradip Malde, Dept. of Art and Art History, Sewanee TN Menu Skip to content. (Art History Archive n.d.) Contemporary Pop-art lends from the past, maintaining the critical evaluation of Western culture, relationships, values and interactions.
It frequently satirises celebrities and candidly embraces ideas that are challenging and controversial. Art History Senior Thesis. During their senior year, majors concentrating in Art History will write a senior thesis.
The thesis provides an opportunity to work independently, under the guidance of a faculty member, on a focused project over a longer period of time than usually possible on the block plan. Introduction Purpose: To explain what pop art is, why it came about, and how it influenced America and England.
Throughout history, artwork has been influenced by the world around it. Pop art was no exception.Download